“So, I am Seth Meyers,” Seth Meyers said to an audience that needed no introduction. After all, many had voted in the Xfinity Professors of Entertainment contest to bring the SNL alumnus and host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to speak at Sweet Briar.
Three members of the Class of 2017 took advantage this summer of one of Sweet Briar’s most popular study abroad opportunities — the Virginia Program at Oxford.
Neither the threat of rain — which had materialized sporadically throughout the morning — nor the thunderous winds that blew through the Quad could have stopped Sweet Briar College from celebrating another, once unlikely, Founders’ Day and the investiture of Phillip C. Stone as its 12th president.
During Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Sweet Briar College awarded the first Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships to several students.
On Wednesday afternoon, one day after it was supposed to close forever, Sweet Briar College emphatically celebrated its 110th Opening Convocation. Students beamed as the many returning — and some new — faculty members marched into a jam-packed Murchison Lane Auditorium.